Ergenekon trial today. Gendarmerie fires pepper gas… a Human rights roundup.. .

by @DikerMert

FACTBOX-Turkey’s “Ergenekon” case draws to a close
Reuters AlertNet
The Ergenekon network was said to have been linked to the “Deep State”, militant secularists in key areas of Turkish life. * The investigation was initially spurred by seizure of 27 hand grenades in a police operation on a house in Istanbul’s Umraniye

by @ilterjan

Gendarmerie fires pepper gas at Ergenekon trial

from Hurriyet Daily News
Clashes occurred between protesters and security teams in front of the court.


Turkey’s Problem With Media Freedom

from Yahoo news
An exiled journalist talks about the prospects of bringing freedom of the press to a country whose government has imprisoned scores of his colleagues.

ECHR Finds Turkey Guilty For Abusing Right to Life

from Bianet :: English
ECHR found Turkey guilty in the case of Lütfi Volkan Akıncı who was “reported to have committed suicide” during his compulsory military service in 2002.

Pinar Selek

from Journalist in Turkey, background articles, news and weblog about by Fréderike Geerdink
If you read this website regularly, you know there are many crazy court cases going on in Turkey. The prime example of the state of justice Turkey is in, however, the case of sociologist, writer, human rights activist and feminist Pinar Selek. She has been in a Kafkaesk battle with Turkey?s court system for fourteen

More journalists are held in the world’s jails than ever before

from World news: Turkey | by Roy Greenslade
The imprisonment of journalists worldwide reached a record high in 2012, according to research carried out by the New York-based press freedom watchdog, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).


Turkey Tops CPJ’s Jailed Journalists List

from Bianet :: English
Committee to Protect Journalists announced its annual report on jailed journalists around the world with Turkey topping the list above China and Iran.

Restera-t-il un maire BDP en liberté ?et un sympathisant AKP à Diyarbakir ? ( Arrestation du maire de Siirt)

from YOL (routes de Turquie et d’ailleurs) by anne

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